Wine Press Northwest Blind Tasting Results

Wine Press Northwest recently conducted a blind tasting of Pinot noir from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Our 2012 Pinot noirs received some great reviews. Outstanding! Winter’s Hill Estate 2012 Watershed Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $25: Longtime Dundee Hills winery Winter’s Hill created this wine, which pays tribute to the fact that its vineyard borders the […]

Wine Spectator 90 pts 2012 Pinot Gris

Great review for our 2012 Pinot Gris from the Wine Spectator “Fresh and sleek, with pretty melon and lemon curd flavors on a polished frame, lingering easily.”

Pinot Blanc Celebration

Note: Unfortunately we will not be able to offer tractor rides down to the vineyard this weekend, because the 2014 Harvest is beginning Friday. The winery will be in full harvest mode so there will be lots of action to witness this weekend. Join us the 2nd weekend of September to help us celebrate our […]

Shrimp Salad with Hominy, Arugula, and Lime

The last thing we want on a hot summer day is to feel weighed down by the food we eat. Well, we’ve got the perfect salad just for the occasion. This brightly colored and flavorful shrimp salad is perfect for the hot summer days. It is light and extremely satisfying. We believe it pairs perfectly […]

Reviews from the PinotFile

The PinotFile is written and published by Rusty Gaffney, aka The Prince of Pinot.   The 26 issues a year include reviews of more than 1500 wines each year, as well as longer articles about Pinot Noir producers and events in wine-country. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed  “Moderately light reddish purple color […]

91-93pts! Tanzer reviews for 2012 Pinot Noir

Each year Josh Raynolds, of the Tanzer International Wine Cellar, produces one of the most extensive and thorough tastings of Oregon Pinot Noir.  We are very pleased with the scores that our 2012 Pinot Noir received. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed   “Lurid red.  Sexy, high-pitched aromas of fresh raspberry and candied […]

Winter’s Hill Vineyard Run

2014 Winning Times: Men: Scott Gray 19:36 Women: Jessica Beck 32:05 Event Info: Run. Eat. Wine!  Put your running/walking shoes on and join us for a 3 mile fun run/walk around and through our beautiful vineyards while admiring the picturesque views of Dundee Hills. This is a challenging 3 mile hilly (about 600 ft elevation […]

The Big Thaw

With a forecast of daytime temperatures in the 50’s, Winter’s Hill will re-open February 10.  We enjoyed the snow, but we are looking forward to some good old fashioned Oregon rain.  See you soon.

Wine & Word Celebration February 15 at Winter’s Hill Vineyard

Pairing fine wine and the written word is becoming a tradition at Winter’s Hill.  Winter does seem to be loosening it’s grip here in the Northwest, but we still have plenty of rainy nights ahead.  Stock up on some new books, a bottle of wine, and look forward to an evening in your favorite chair. […]

Thank you for a wonderful 2013!

Thank you to our friends, customers, and dedicated employees who made 2013 such a great year.  We were blessed with good health and great weather, and we feel fortunate to have a business that allows us to share the fruits of our labors with so many people around the world. As 2013 draws to a […]